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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) – It’s been 15 years since we’ve had such an active hurricane season and we still have two months to go. 2005 was one of the worst hurricane seasons ever recorded with 27 named storms and 2020 is following a similar pattern. “Similar in terms of the number of storms,” warning coordination …

This year’s hurricane season is on pace to be the most active of all time, so it’s no wonder that the tropics remain very busy. The National Hurricane Center now sees several tropical waves in the Atlantic storm basin. Tropical Storm Sally is just off the west coast of Florida and is expected to strengthen …

“Extremely dangerous” Hurricane Laura made landfall overnight near Cameron, Louisiana, bringing “catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding” to portions of the state, the National Hurricane Center said early Thursday. The storm had intensified rapidly into a Category 4 hurricane before slamming into the Gulf Coast near the Louisiana-Texas border. Several hours after it …

CLOSE Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a major hurricane. Accuweather PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Hurricane Laura is expected to be an “extremely powerful Category 4 hurricane” with “unsurvivable storm surge” when it reaches the Gulf Coast on Wednesday night and early Thursday, the hurricane center said in its 10 a.m. CDT update.  …

Laura has rapidly intensified in the Gulf of Mexico. Laura is predicted to make landfall as a major hurricane on the upper Texas or southwest Louisiana coasts. Life-threatening storm surge and damaging winds will affect areas near where Laura makes landfall. Storm surge could penetrate as much as 30 miles inland in southwest Louisiana. Laura …

After a brief lull in activity, two new tropical systems are moving through the Atlantic, potentially adding to the record pace of the 2020 hurricane season. Both systems are expected to develop into tropical depressions or storms later this week. Tropical storms Laura and Marco, the next names on the list for the year, would …

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to a quick start and shows no signs of slowing.  Josephine is the 10th named storm, forming at the earliest date ever for the 10th storm of a hurricane season, breaking the previous record of Jose that was set back on August 23,2005.  The season was quick to …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical storm conditions from Hurricane Isaias are spreading over the Central Bahamas. At 2 p.m., Friday, the center of the storm was about 245 miles southeast of Nassau, Bahamas. It was moving to the northwest at 16 mph with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 …

ROANOKE, Va. – July has been an incredible month across southwest Virginia. We’ve not only experienced the longest heat wave on record in Roanoke at 29 days straight, but it’s also been one of the hottest July’s on record for many of us! July Stats For the first time since late June, temperatures will run …

They are Hurricane Hanna in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Douglas in the Pacific Ocean and Tropical Storm Gonzalo in the Atlantic. This is where things stand with all three: Hanna strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning, and is expected to make landfall in southern Texas later in the day. Hanna, the first …